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Chicago Fight Club Presents: Live Stand-Up Comedy
Oct2
Music & Comedy

Chicago Fight Club Presents: Live Stand-Up Comedy

Chicago Fight Club Presents: produces several Stand Up comedy shows featuring up and coming comics in Chicago and the best headliners in the city. If…

Saturday October 2, 2021
9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
A Brunch of Drag
Jan2
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Brunch of Drag

Join us every first Sunday of the month for “A Brunch of Drag” hosted by Jasmine Phoenix! Each Brunch seating includes 3 performers w/ one…

Sunday January 2
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Simone’s Bar
960 W. 18th St.
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Jan8
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical

“CRITICS’ PICK. TRULY AMAZING!” – New York Times “BEST VISITING IMPROV COMEDY!”– TimeOut NY “HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” – The Onion “★★★★★” THEY ARE AN ENTERTAINMENT PHENOMENON AND I…

Saturday January 8
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours
Jan28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours

Building Tours reveal the storied history of the landmark Chicago Cultural Center – offered year round on Thursdays and Fridays at 1:15pm. Tours are FREE…

Friday January 28
1:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Clarke House Museum Tours
Jan29
Tours & Attractions

Clarke House Museum Tours

The Clarke House Museum is Chicago’s oldest home. Tours of this 1836 Greek Revival-style house reveal what life was like for a middle class family…

Saturday January 29
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Ave.
An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman
Feb26
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman

With brilliant color and provocative forms, the artists in this exhibition suggest an alternate universe, at once familiar and surreal, seen through the prism of…

Saturday February 26
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Human+Nature
Mar1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Tuesday March 1
8:00 a.m.Saturday October 1
5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Jin Lee: Views & Scenes
Mar5
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jin Lee: Views & Scenes

This one-person exhibition by highly respected Chicago photographer Jin Lee features a series of photographs that closely examine landscapes and built environments around Chicago. The…

Saturday March 5
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Tropical Wednesdays
Mar9
Tours & Attractions

Tropical Wednesdays

Immerge yourself in a cultural experience as Latin dances come alive on Taylor street – Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, and Cha Cha Cha with margarita!

Wednesday March 9
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Vintage Bar Chicago
1449 W. Taylor St.
Live Jazz & Champagne Brunch
Mar21
Music & Comedy

Live Jazz & Champagne Brunch

Live Jazz is Back at eta!! Jazz & Champagne Brunch every 3rd Monday of the Month. Come out for a relaxing afternoon at eta. Enjoy cocktails…

Monday March 21
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Mar23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday

Open Mic Series Singers, comedians, and entertainers, the spotlight is yours! You are invited to tell jokes, sing a song, or just kick back and relax,…

Wednesday March 23
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Mar25
Tours & Attractions

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop

Everyone does a boat tour when they visit Chicago. But as fun as that is, it’s a very tiny sliver of what Chicago has to…

Friday March 25
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Ice Age Giants
Apr1
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Ice Age Giants

A long, long time ago—2.6 million years to be exact—the Quaternary Ice Age began and continues today. However, it wasn’t until more recently that entire…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Friday April 1
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
5:00 p.m.
B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Apr1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy, Virtual Event

B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)

B.A.D. Waves Remix presents the Nation’s brightest artistic multiverse, starting with an art gallery & cocktails from the city’s most poppin culture blessors, live musical…

Friday April 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Redline VR
Virtual Event
Chicago’s Own Comedy Series
Apr2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Own Comedy Series

Produced by Just Roland Entertainment, Inc. in conjunction with GRP Productions. Going on every 1st Saturday of the month starting March 5th. Doors Open at…

Saturday April 2
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
Story Serenade
Apr2
Music & Comedy

Story Serenade

Every first Saturday of the month, Story Jam hosts STORY SERENADE at Madame Zuzu’s in Highland Park. There is a rotating roster of hosts, musicians,…

Saturday April 2
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Madame Zuzu’s
1876 1st St, Highland Park, IL
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Apr4
Tours & Attractions

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop

Everyone does a boat tour when they visit Chicago. But as fun as that is, it’s a very tiny sliver of what Chicago has to…

Monday April 4
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Stepper’s Night @ eta
Apr5
Sports & Recreation

Stepper’s Night @ eta

Ladies, get your heels ready for an after-work workout. Come out to brush up on your stepping skills or just to dance the evening away.…

Tuesday April 5
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
Nitti’s Supper Club
Apr9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Nitti’s Supper Club

Long before 33 W. Kinzie housed one of Chicago’s most famous steakhouses, it was home to the notorious enforcer of the Al Capone gang, Frank…

Saturday April 9
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, River North
33 West Kinzie
Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings
Apr16
Tours & Attractions

Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings

This 2-hour walking (not boat) tour shows you some of the best buildings along the Chicago River up close — taking you closer than any…

Saturday April 16
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Lookingglass Alice
Apr30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Lookingglass Alice

Lookingglass Alice returns for a fantastical trip down the rabbit hole, through the looking glass, and deep into your heart. The New York Times calls this circus-infused adaptation…

Saturday April 30
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Water Works
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Wolff’s Flea Market – Rosemont
May1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Wolff’s Flea Market – Rosemont

Wolff’s Flea Market returns for the 31st season at the Allstate Arena, Rosemont on Sunday May 1, 2022. Outdoor shopping, small businesses, fresh air, camaraderie…

Sunday May 1
6:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd
Uptown Farmers Market
May4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Uptown Farmers Market

Shop for your groceries at the Uptown Farmers Market. The market features the region’s best farmed goods and locally produced foods and happens every Wednesday…

Wednesday May 4
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Chicago Market
4620 N. Broadway
Wings of Mexico in Chicago
May5
Oct1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Wings of Mexico in Chicago

The “Wings of Mexico” sculpture is a symbol of immigrant journey. The sculpture has travelled around the world and will arrive in Chicago on May 5th to…

Thursday May 5Saturday October 1
Plaza of the Americas
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